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Title of the Position:

Senior Manager – Enterprise Cloud Solutions

Equity Requirement:

AA/EE

Location:

West Rand

Salary:

Market Related

Core Purpose of Job:

To lead The Business go-to-market strategy; in the design, development, innovation and packaging of The Company Cloud solutions to existing and new markets, through an approach centred on financial performance, client experience and end-to-end accountability.

Attributes:

Head - Big Picture Focus (20)

  • Strategy Implementers - Ensures execution of strategies through creating and implementing tactical plans for others to follow.
  • Decisive Problem Solver - Has the mental agility to identify business challenges and explore effective solutions through effective influencing.
  • Best Practice Value Creator - Encourages commercial innovation and continuous improvement for systems, processes, products and service offerings.

Heart – Emotionally Intelligent (30)

  • Culture and Change Champion - Role models ethical practices by living The Company values and vital behaviours for others to follow.
  • Guiding People Manager - Is self-aware and guides team capability development through opportunity creation for realising potential.
  • Relationship Builder - Builds relationships across the business in order to influence decision-makers and build team credibility.

Hands – Results Focused (40)

  • Results Achiever - Produces sustainable divisional results through ethical practices.
  • Operationally Astute - Sets priorities, plans, organizes and co-ordinates the work of others.

Knowledge:

  • New product development and management in ICT environment.
  • Telecoms industry.
  • Knowledge of key verticals.

Minimum Requirements:

4 year tertiary qualification in Commerce (Marketing / Communication / Finance) or Technology Systems related. MBA / Masters advantageous. 5 years’ experience in a senior marketing, sales, product management or commercial role. 3 years people management experience. Telecoms industry experience. Experience in business-to-business sales.

Key Responsibilities:

Driving Profitable Growth for The Business:

  • Ensure sustainable profitability of Cloud product solutions and services.
  • Measure product and solution profitability.
  • Drive achievement of revenue targets for Cloud solutions, including direct participation in large deals.
  • Leverage and ensure that product and solution implementation and Group EBU strategies supports development of synergy and scale.
  • Identify and select appropriate partnerships for the Cloud products and solutions.
  • Secure the appropriate Capex budget to meet The Business requirements.
  • Ensure new solutions and products are launched within 6 months.
  • Ensure effective training of sales and pre-sales teams according to the year plan.

Focus on providing exceptional Client Experience:

  • Ensure the development and delivery of client-relevant Cloud solutions.
  • Work closely with the customer service and sales teams to provide client-relevant solutions.
  • Ensure the development of best-in-class products and solutions best-fit to client business requirements (quality, price, availability, reliability).
  • Be a custodian for client engagement across the business.

Ensuring a culture of Operational Excellence:

  • Enable the accurate and timely business and performance reporting process through the appropriate systems and tools.
  • Oversee the implementation and continuous improvement of the product catalogue to ensure simple and innovative offerings to meet client needs.
  • Ensure processes and procedures are optimised to launch new products and solutions within a 6-month timeframe.
  • Development of the appropriate product and solution collateral to support Sales and Partner teams.
  • Ensure that a process is in place for seamless handover between all divisions and the products and solutions team.
  • Ensure all business processes for Cloud solutions are defined, and all involved departments are trained on their roles.
  • Effective budget management and financial reporting.
  • Ensure Opex and CoS expenditure remains within budget.

Instilling appropriate Employee Excellence:

  • Lead, develop and coach the Cloud team.
  • Drive a culture of innovation and knowledge share within the team and across The Business organisation.
  • Act as an ambassador and role model for The Enterprise Business by living the brand values and vital behaviours.
  • Make The Business Cloud environment the best place to work.
  • Improve the employee engagement through the GCA.
  • Ensure the attraction, development and retention of talent.
  • Build a professional and differentiated team.
  • Ensure a culture of continuous evaluation and improvement.
  • Drive a culture of high performance, accountability and consequence management.

Ensuring appropriate Governance and Control measures:

  • Ensure alignment with Group EBU products and solutions strategy.
  • Ensure all The Company budget and procurement processes are adhered to.
  • Strictly follow and ensure team compliance of relevant policies and procedures.
  • Oversee effective controls and decision-support systems to determine product viability to prioritise investments.
  • Implement proper controls and processes to minimise revenue leakage.
  • Appropriate implementation of DoA.

Creativities (improvement / innovation inherent):

  • Strategy and shift in direction, innovation in terms of segmented approach.
  • Creative and cost effective initiatives to deliver on the business plan.
  • Develop an environment for constant development and growth to keep up to date with best practice and ensure constant improvement.
  • Creative means to understand and interpret innovation.
  • Future focus in terms of new products markets and services to improve market share and returns.
  • Adept management of executive teams and encouraging buy-in to the shift in focus and culture.

Independent thought and Judgment:

  • Ability to create product marketing relevance from abstract opportunities and conceptual plans.
  • Ability to integrate EBU SA product plans with EBU Group strategy.
  • Highly analytical thought processes with the ability to interpret and see beyond the detail.
  • Discretionary space to create alternative process and products.
  • Innovative means to extrapolate meaning from the customer information.
  • Laterality to recommend new systems, products and services to fulfil objectives.
  • Recommendations to terminate old products / services with justification.
  • Managing the team in a stressful environment ensuring motivation and achievement of objectives.
  • Innovate systemic design in line with changing practices.
  • Exploration of the market and global trends to recommend future direction.
  • Monitor and act on signals of stakeholders to ensure continued adherence to agreed outcomes.
  • Modify agreed outcomes in light of local conditions, regionally and nationally with stakeholder support.
  • Make decisions to drive immediate response times.
  • Use information to drive in-built excellence.
  • Make judgement calls to ensure front-line service delivery, quality and excellence.
  • Implement efficiencies and effectiveness of systems and processes.
  • Ranking various opportunities against business plan drivers and assessing the cost of not doing a particular initiative or the affect of doing a certain initiative against another.
  • Looking at the evolution of technology changes in customer usage and deciding which products and services to remain competitive and Capture the shift in behaviour to the benefit of The Company SA.
  • Creative customer management in terms of shifting the nature and culture of the service provided.

 

Title of the Position:

Senior Manager – Enterprise Connectivity Solutions

Equity Requirement:

AA/EE

Location:

West Rand

Salary:

Market Related

Core Purpose of Job:

To lead The Business go-to-market strategy; in the design, development, innovation and packaging of The Company Connectivity solutions to existing and new markets, through an approach centred on financial performance, client experience and end-to-end accountability.

Attributes:

Head - Big Picture Focus (20)

  • Strategy Implementers - Ensures execution of strategies through creating and implementing tactical plans for others to follow.
  • Decisive Problem Solver - Has the mental agility to identify business challenges and explore effective solutions through effective influencing.
  • Best Practice Value Creator - Encourages commercial innovation and continuous improvement for systems, processes, products and service offerings.

Heart – Emotionally Intelligent (30)

  • Culture and Change Champion - Role models ethical practices by living The Company values and vital behaviours for others to follow.
  • Guiding People Manager - Is self-aware and guides team capability development through opportunity creation for realising potential.
  • Relationship Builder - Builds relationships across the business in order to influence decision-makers and build team credibility.

Hands – Results Focused (40)

  • Results Achiever - Produces sustainable divisional results through ethical practices.
  • Operationally Astute - Sets priorities, plans, organizes and co-ordinates the work of others.

Knowledge:

  • New product development and management in ICT environment.
  • Telecoms industry.
  • Knowledge of key verticals.

Minimum Requirements:

4 year tertiary qualification in Commerce (Marketing / Communication / Finance) or Technology Systems related. MBA / Masters advantageous. 5 years’ experience in a senior marketing, sales, product management or commercial role. 3 years people management experience. Telecoms industry experience. Experience in business-to-business sales.

Key Responsibilities:

Driving Profitable Growth for The Business:

  • Ensure sustainable profitability of Connectivity product solutions and services.
  • Measure product and solution profitability.
  • Drive achievement of revenue targets for Connectivity solutions, including direct participation in large deals.
  • Leverage and ensure that product and solution implementation and Group EBU strategies supports development of synergy and scale.
  • Identify and select appropriate partnerships for the Connectivity products and solutions.
  • Secure the appropriate Capex budget to meet The Business requirements.
  • Ensure new solutions and products are launched within 6 months.
  • Ensure effective training of sales and pre-sales teams according to the year plan.

Focus on providing exceptional Client Experience:

  • Ensure the development and delivery of client-relevant Connectivity solutions.
  • Work closely with the customer service and sales teams to provide client-relevant solutions.
  • Ensure the development of best-in-class products and solutions best-fit to client business requirements (quality, price, availability, reliability).
  • Be a custodian for client engagement across the business.

Ensuring a culture of Operational Excellence:

  • Enable the accurate and timely business and performance reporting process through the appropriate systems and tools.
  • Oversee the implementation and continuous improvement of the product catalogue to ensure simple and innovative offerings to meet client needs.
  • Ensure processes and procedures are optimised to launch new products and solutions within a 6-month timeframe.
  • Development of the appropriate product and solution collateral to support Sales and Partner teams.
  • Ensure that a process is in place for seamless handover between all divisions and the products and solutions team.
  • Ensure all business processes for Connectivity solutions are defined, and all involved departments are trained on their roles.
  • Effective budget management and financial reporting.
  • Ensure Opex and CoS expenditure remains within budget.

Instilling appropriate Employee Excellence:

  • Lead, develop and coach the Connectivity team.
  • Drive a culture of innovation and knowledge share within the team and across The Business organisation.
  • Act as an ambassador and role model for The Enterprise Business by living the brand values and vital behaviours.
  • Make The Business Connectivity environment the best place to work.
  • Improve the employee engagement through the GCA.
  • Ensure the attraction, development and retention of talent.
  • Build a professional and differentiated team.
  • Ensure a culture of continuous evaluation and improvement.
  • Drive a culture of high performance, accountability and consequence management.

Ensuring appropriate Governance and Control measures:

  • Ensure alignment with Group EBU products and solutions strategy.
  • Ensure all The Company budget and procurement processes are adhered to.
  • Strictly follow and ensure team compliance of relevant policies and procedures.
  • Oversee effective controls and decision-support systems to determine product viability to prioritise investments.
  • Implement proper controls and processes to minimise revenue leakage.
  • Appropriate implementation of DoA.

Creativities (improvement / innovation inherent):

  • Strategy and shift in direction, innovation in terms of segmented approach.
  • Creative and cost effective initiatives to deliver on the business plan.
  • Develop an environment for constant development and growth to keep up to date with best practice and ensure constant improvement.
  • Creative means to understand and interpret innovation.
  • Future focus in terms of new products markets and services to improve market share and returns.
  • Adept management of executive teams and encouraging buy-in to the shift in focus and culture.

Independent thought and Judgment:

  • Ability to create product marketing relevance from abstract opportunities and conceptual plans.
  • Ability to integrate EBU SA product plans with EBU Group strategy.
  • Highly analytical thought processes with the ability to interpret and see beyond the detail.
  • Discretionary space to create alternative process and products.
  • Innovative means to extrapolate meaning from the customer information.
  • Laterality to recommend new systems, products and services to fulfil objectives.
  • Recommendations to terminate old products / services with justification
  • Managing the team in a stressful environment ensuring motivation and achievement of objectives.
  • Innovate systemic design in line with changing practices.
  • Exploration of the market and global trends to recommend future direction.
  • Monitor and act on signals of stakeholders to ensure continued adherence to agreed outcomes.
  • Modify agreed outcomes in light of local conditions, regionally and nationally with stakeholder support.
  • Make decisions to drive immediate response times.
  • Use information to drive in-built excellence.
  • Make judgement calls to ensure front-line service delivery, quality and excellence.
  • Implement efficiencies and effectiveness of systems and processes.
  • Ranking various opportunities against business plan drivers and assessing the cost of not doing a particular initiative or the affect of doing a certain initiative against another.
  • Looking at the evolution of technology changes in customer usage and deciding which products and services to remain competitive and Capture the shift in behaviour to the benefit of The Company SA.
  • Creative customer management in terms of shifting the nature and culture of the service provided.

 

Title of the Position:

Senior Medical Officer / Regional Physician: ECHO Trial

Equity Requirement:

AA/EE

Location:

Hillbrow

Salary:

Market Related

Background:

ECHO is a multi-center, open-label, randomised clinical trial that aims to compare HIV incidence and contraceptive benefits in women using Depot Medroxyprogesterone Acetate (DMPA), levonorgestrel (LNG) Implants and copper intrauterine devices (IUDs). The trial will commence in Quarter 3 of 2015, and aims to enrol 7800 women across 12 trial sites in South Africa (SA), Kenya, Zambia and Swaziland. Nine of these 12 sites will be in SA (in Durban, Ladysmith, Pietermaritzburg, Johannesburg, Klerksdorp and Cape Town, and) with a total projected in-country enrollment of 5673 participants (~400-800 per site).

Core purpose of the Job:

We are seeking a Regional Physician / Senior Medical Officer who is an innovative thinker, with strong leadership qualities to lead development and implementation of efficient technical strategies within the ECHO trial. To participate in the formulation of the technical strategy in line with the study, organisational objectives and to oversee the technical and training support direction relating to all SA ECHO sites.

Attributes:

  • Good verbal and written communication skills.
  • Good interpersonal relationships.
  • Strong work ethic – good time management, self-management.
  • Presentations skills.
  • Clinical research.

Knowledge:

  • FCOG (SA) or Gynaecologist / reproductive health specialist.
  • Working in family planning in multiple African countries.
  • Good Clinical Practice and Human Subjects Protection certification.

Minimum Requirements:

MBBCh degree or equivalent. Must be Registered to the Health Professions Council of South Africa (HPCSA). Minimum of 5 year’s experience (3 year’s post community service). Experienced, practicing medical officer (MD) with extensive and recent hands-on experience and expertise in supervision and provision of study contraceptive methods (specifically IUDs and Jadelle implants). Extensive experience in IUD and implant training, and ability to support training of providers in the Southern Africa region in provision of various contraceptive methods. Where additional training is needed, this will be provided*

Key Responsibilities:

  • Assist in the development of training materials for the contraceptive methods used in ECHO.
  • Assist in the design, finalization and bi-annual review and update of the contraceptive training manual for ECHO.
  • Assist in the review of site specific standard operating procedures related to clinical and contraceptive management of participants in ECHO.
  • Provide theoretical and practical education and training to site master trainers and clinicians from each of the participating trial sites on administration of Depo Provera, insertion and removal of Copper IUDs and Jadelle implants.
  • Conduct proficiency assessments of contraceptive providers (i.e., clinicians and nurses) at all ECHO trial sites on a semi-annual basis.
  • Provide refresher training on Copper IUD and Jadelle implant technique to sites within southern Africa, as needed on inclusion of new investigators / contraceptive providers.
  • Work closely with ECHO East African collaborators to ensure standardization of practice across all ECHO sites.
  • Assist in the development of contraceptive tools for sites to use during implementation of ECHO.
  • Provide ongoing support for the provision of all contraceptives to trial participants through ECHO trial clinics within the East and Southern Africa region.
  • Provide instruction and guidance regarding care and case management assessment for all contraceptive related issues/questions raised by sites.
  • Be available to study clinicians / investigators on email and telephone for discussion of urgent matters related to contraceptive management issues and adverse event (AE) or serious adverse event (SAE) Management.
  • Respond to site contraceptive questions on a daily basis within a pre-defined timeline.
  • Communicate with the ECHO Contraceptive Committee Co-chairs on a daily to weekly basis to discuss contraceptive issues as they arise.
  • Attend weekly / biweekly teleconference calls of the ECHO Contraceptive / Safety Committee and Protocol Implementation Committee.
  • Liaise with University of Washington safety monitor on adverse event and SAE reporting.
  • Travel within southern Africa, as needed, for retraining of study teams.
  • Participate as a contributing member of other ECHO committees and calls, as needed.
  • Take lead in designing and executing a process to document quality of contraceptive counseling across all the sites in both the East and Southern African ECHO sites. Provide timely feedback to the Contraceptive / Safety Committee on contraceptive counseling process evaluations.
  • Provide post training supervision in collaboration with site team and oversee documentation of these findings.
  • Participate in regularly scheduled ECHO site contraceptive monitoring visits as needed.
  • Initiate, maintain and strengthen referral systems nationally via direct interaction with local service providers.
  • Assist in the establishment of Memorandums of Understanding (MOUs) as required by the ECHO study protocol/s with local service providers for management of participants where scope falls beyond the capacity of ECHO sites.

 

Title of the Position:

IT Project Manager

Equity Requirement:

AA/EE

Location:

East Rand

Salary:

Market Related

Core Job Purpose

To manage the development and implementation of a broad and coordinated set of IT project plans and programmes to meet the company commitments and goals.

Knowledge:

  • Project management methodology and best practices.
  • Knowledge of governance models.
  • Tenders and Adjudication processes.
  • ITIL.
  • The Company's Polices and Processes.
  • Civil Aviation Authority.
  • Health and Safety Act.
  • Basic Conditions of Employment Act.
  • Public Finance Management Act.
  • Labour Relations Act.
  • Employment Equity Act.
  • Skills Development Act.

Minimum Requirements:

Min - 3 years’ experience in IT Project Management within Travel and tourism or similar industry (Including management of third parties). 2 years IT Business Analyst experience. At least a year experience dealing directly with executive leadership teams and other stakeholders through reporting, presentations and submissions. Minimum IT Diploma. Project Management certification. PMI, PRINCE2 or PMBOK.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Liaise and work with appropriate customers to identify and coordinate new IT system enhancements.
  • Develop project scope of work documents and project plans for appropriate customers that include an analysis of benefit, cost, work schedule and any related risks and the mitigation thereof in accordance to the project closure defined within the Master Service Plan.
  • Assign, schedule, train, review, and monitor project work to ensure that progress is within expected guidelines and is completed on time and within budget.
  • Mentor and provide expertise to other project team members.
  • Engage with appropriate customers to identify the roles of project team members, project reporting structures and frequency of interaction.
  • Define the responsibilities of parties involved in the project including customers, management, IT management, project team, vendors and others affected by the project.
  • Identify, track, monitor and communicate project-related issues, scope changes, variances and contingencies that may arise during the implementation of IT projects.
  • Chair project steering committee meetings and ensure scheduling, distribution of minutes, and meetings outcomes are actioned and communicated accordingly.
  • Implement and maintain project management methodology, practices and processes.
  • Manage, update and integrate all IT policies and procedures according to all auditing requirements.

 

 

Title of the Position:

Regional Sales Manager (Gauteng)

Equity Requirement:

AA/EE

Location:

West Rand

Salary:

Market Related

Minimum Requirements:

The successful candidate must be in possession of a 3 year Degree / Diploma in Commerce (Marketing / Communication) or related qualification with a minimum of 5 years experience in an area of specialisation; with experience supervising / managing others within a fast-moving industry of a medium to large sized organisation. Must be Big Picture focused, emotionally intelligent and results focused. Valid driver’s license and own transport is required as well as flexibility to travel (locally, regionally and internationally) and work flexible hours based on meeting deadlines.

Key Responsibilities:

  • To act as custodian of the Branded Sales Operations department (Regional), managing the implementation of strategy and delivery of sales and profitability targets, plans and regional operational activities in alignment with the Informal Channel (Emerging Markets).

Operational Planning:

  • Assist in the development of an operational sales and service strategy for regions, in alignment with the informal channel and the company overall business strategy.
  • Manage the regional implementation of action plans as defined by Informal Channel Senior Managers, considering the long term (1-2 years) implications of actions from a more broad perspective as well as the impact of solutions on other areas of the business and the interdependency of units.
  • Define, align and manage regional sales operational targets for the channel.
  • Develop marketing and marketing supporting strategies for all accounts in the allocated region, aligning these to channel strategies and drives.
  • Fine-tune and implement methods and processes that will enhance regional sales operations effectiveness and enable Supervisors to meet / exceed targets and goals.
  • Drive best practice, continuous improvement and innovation at process and procedure level.

Regional Sales Operations Effectiveness:

  • Act as custodian of the regional sales operations teams, ensuring regional implementation of action plans as defined by the informal channel Business Plan.
  • Manage existing regional accounts and develop accounts plans, ensuring implementation through the sales team.
  • Identify, collate and follow through on new business opportunities to ensure that growth targets are met.
  • Ensure that sales teams achieve regional sales targets within sales channels, through service delivery, customer relationships and database management.
  • Develop, implement and manage Sales Plan, Tactical Plan and Sales Activity Plan for the assigned region, ensuring that these are tailored to regional conditions to maximise growth (sales and coverage).
  • Ensure compliance with operational PPP’s (Policies, procedures and processes).
  • Resolves issues where required – internal, channel related, outsource partners, etc.
  • Carry out effective forecasting and allocation requirements for the region.
  • Co-ordinate and monitor services indicators, e.g. POS material, transaction turnaround times, SLAs, etc.
  • Reporting on regional results monthly, including historical information, recommendations, operational issues, marketing, activities, growth, etc.
  • Ensure efficient database management of all “touch points” and route planning.
  • Provide input into the brand identity in the region.
  • Channel field and competitor information to relevant areas.
  • Identify and manage potential risks.

Service Delivery:

  • Fine-tune systems in line with changing work practices, providing the context for service delivery, considering local conditions, as well as competitor activity.
  • Recommend changes to product and service delivery based on the analysis of trends and patterns identified through real-time regional Sales Operational field work and performance data.
  • Manage resources for optimal productivity and service delivery, balancing resources within the region to meet market requirements.
  • Manage outsourced staff component in region as necessary (e.g. merchandising).

Stock and Asset Management:

  • Responsible for management and control of depot, promotional and merchandising stock.
  • Ensure asset management.

Budget Management:

  • Forecast, plan, develop and review budget for the Regional Teams in the region, ensuring that it provides the company with return on investment, and seeking approval thereof.
  • Manage and optimise the budget, ensuring all expenditure is in line with the agreed budgets, reporting monthly as appropriate.
  • Monitor costs and determine initiatives to optimize resources, ensuring cost effectiveness by maximising cost/benefit ratios.
  • Identify areas where money is lost and seek ways to reduce expenditure.
  • Identify opportunities to generate additional revenue.

Customer Satisfaction:

  • Establish and build relationships with all relevant stakeholders.
  • Align service delivery to changing market segments.
  • Understand customer needs and develop and fine-tune systems accordingly.
  • Ensure customer needs and requirements are satisfied through appropriate systems, processes and procedures.
  • Put contingency plans in place to prevent delays and enhance the customer experience.
  • Adopt a proactive approach to prevent problems from arising in the future.
  • Initiate change to continually improve all aspects of service delivery.
  • Drive continuous improvement as an important element of service delivery.
  • Deliver measurable results.
  • Identify and facilitate training solutions to customers.
  • Business Analysis.
  • Project Management.

Supervisory/Leadership/Managerial Tasks:

  • Coach and train “touch point” staff in the Region.
  • Manage, coach and motivate the sales team and administrative team.
  • Recruit, develop and retain people with outstanding skills, qualifications and potential.
  • Set regional performance objectives and sales/growth targets and motivate and guide staff to achieve / exceed them.
  • Define KPAs and KPIs that will be cascaded down to the sales team and administrative support team.
  • Evaluate and assess people performance.
  • Initiate and take disciplinary action and resolve grievances as required.
  • Understand the need to train and develop staff to be able to use resources optimally and enhance performance.
  • Deploy and redeploy resources to get the work done, ensuring that resources are balanced to regional requirements.
  • Build and enforce a customer centric approach.
  • Build employee relations and collaborative teamwork.
  • Manage Employment Equity and diversity.
  • Coach and guide subordinates.
  • Build professionalism, loyalty and commitment to the organization.
  • Communicate actively and effectively resolving any potential conflicts that may arise.
  • Display insight into leadership style and how it impacts on performance positively and negatively.
  • Have the self insight and flexibility to adapt to different situations.
  • Manage boundaries that separate units in order to optimise workflow.
  • Live the organisation’s Brand – change and influence employees behaviour.

Creativities:

  • Customer interaction.
  • Adapt business and marketing strategy to operational and regional needs
  • Recommend and supply feedback for continuous improvement of operational processes and procedures.
  • Apply market research in an optimal way to add as much value as possible to other areas of the business.
  • Proactive research and speedy communication of results and recommendations to regions and to relevant areas of the business to build competitive advantage.
  • Recommend innovative solutions to enhance the organisation’s performance.
  • Make continuous improvements at system, process and procedure level.
  • Identify and exploit new opportunities to grow the business further.
  • Encourage continuous service improvement.
  • Structure and build key customer insight, and communicate this effectively to regions and to the business.
  • Allocate the right staff to the right customers (customer fit).
  • Manage customer retention through effective account management directly with staff and key stakeholders.
  • Gather business intelligence for key customers in order to identify trends and risks.
  • Motivate staff through innovative interaction.
  • Build brand credibility.

 

Title of the Position:

Senior Manager Key Accounts

Equity Requirement:

AA/EE

Location:

West Rand

Salary:

Market Related

Minimum Requirements:

The successful candidate must be in possession of a 4 year tertiary qualification in Commerce (Marketing / Communication) or related. Honours Degree is essential and MBA or Masters will be advantageous. Must have a Manager track record of 5 years or more, with at least 3 years in a telecommunications / fast moving sector / industry, and worked across diverse cultures and geographies. Must be Big Picture focused, emotionally intelligent and results focused. Valid passport, driver’s license and own transport is required as well as flexibility to travel (locally and internationally) and work flexible hours based on meeting deadlines.

Key Responsibilities:

  • To define and lead the National Key Account Strategies, maximising the company’s growth, profitability and market share in alignment with overall business strategy.
  • To set, manage and deliver strategic and National Key Account acquisition and sales and service strategy elements across all regions and ensuring seamless and fully integrated service delivery.

Strategic Input:

  • Design, challenge and implement long-term sales and service strategy for the National Key Accounts function, ensuring alignment of all activities undertaken in the unit to the strategy, objectives and requirements of the company and Marketing, and in alignment with the Sales and Service Strategy for the channel.
  • Provide input into the business plan to ensure delivery to National Key customers and markets, ensuring competitiveness on all elements and coordinated efforts between the company and trade partners.
  • Contribute towards long-term forecasts and predictions (2-5 years), analysing trends and highlight areas of the business that may be developed further.

National Key Accounts Operational Planning:

  • Set acquisition, retention and profitability objectives and targets for National Key account (including regional, where applicable) and ensure the translation of strategy into action plans.
  • Drive execution of National Key Account implementation plans (including regional account plans where applicable), in alignment with operational targets and business strategy and initiate corrective actions where applicable.
  • Ensure execution of initiatives and activities at national and at regional level.
  • Liaise with the relevant areas of the business to ensure integration cross-functionally, and to ensure delivery of customer experience according to predetermined SLA’s.
  • Consider the long term (1-2 years) implications of actions on the viability of the business from a more broad perspective. Also considers the impact of solutions on other areas of the business and the interdependency of units.
  • Monitor permanently the marketplace and proactively liaise with Marketing and other Sales and Service teams, and adapt plans when relevant
  • Drive best practice, continuous improvement and innovation at process and procedure level within National Key Accounts.

Market Share Growth:

  • Keep abreast of, alert channel lead to, and pursue opportunities to increase sales network and sales within the channel and sub-channel scope
  • Ensure best trade partner selection within the scope of National Key Accounts and manage and monitor performance and relationships.
  • Participate in negotiations with key trade partners within the channel and sub-channel scope, following Sales & Service and channel strategic guidelines.
  • Ensure research is conducted and acquire relevant information to prepare / guide the preparation of all necessary documentation for negotiations with assigned trade partners in line with Consumer Sales & Operations (CSO) guidelines, policies and procedures.
  • Ensure that the relevant analysis of market knowledge, trends and competitive information is conducted.
  • Ensure competitors benchmarking and gap analysis is performed as appropriate.

Account Management:

  • Manage and maintain account plans for the National Key Accounts.
  • Own and deliver key relationships at trade partners’ senior levels, negotiating, closing and managing the sales and key account management processes as appropriate.
  • Ensure sell through of product and stock to minimise obsolescence.
  • Liaise with Marketing and with regional operations to ensure effective Point Of Sale materials availability
  • Liaise with Marketing and Training to ensure internal and external sales teams are trained and skilled to engage with customers and provision of effective sales augmentation and tools.
  • Monitor and manage, resolve or escalate channel conflicts.
  • Establish / grow value of commercial relationship with key accounts.
  • Drive operational excellence and performance improvement for the area, including development and implementation of appropriate sales tools, and liaise with support areas for its implementation
  • Develop and implement innovative promotional plans including marketing and store promotions to ensure fulfilment of account objectives, liaising with regional sales teams for implementation and conducting regional road shows where applicable to promote and gain buy-in of strategy.
  • Forecast devices / Products & Services needs for the accounts and liaise with relevant areas to ensure availability.
  • Review and devise action plans as a result of the account economic analysis.
  • Track and optimise accounts performance in terms of cost and revenue contribution, monitoring results and revising accounts to identify corrective actions and action plan revision when applicable/ needed.
  • Manage cost of sales to ensure compliance within, forecast and budget and KPI’s.
  • Maintain and improve PPP’s and systems to deliver the strategy and meet organisational goals and ensure National Key Account’s compliance.
  • Alert stakeholders to potential opportunities and risks relating to the organisation.

Customer Satisfaction / Relationship Management:

  • Manage, monitor and control customer-related system efficiencies, and the measurement thereof.
  • Ensure delivery on the company’s customer specific strategies.
  • Establish sound relationships with all stakeholders (internal and external) and ensure effective delivery for retention and excellent customer experience.
  • Oversee the establishment of SLA’s with customers, including channel partners and internal support areas, and manage the output. Report on delivery and sustainability.
  • Maintain a thorough knowledge of commercial terms of agreements with trade partners and management thereof.
  • Align service delivery to changing needs and ensure effective customer management within National Key Accounts.
  • Where required, engage with National Sales and Operations to ensure customer satisfaction and proper customer management.
  • Plan and coordinate marketing and customer awareness drives.
  • Understand customer needs and segmentation and develop and fine-tune systems accordingly, ensuring that effective PPP’s are in place and valid.
  • Adopt a proactive approach to prevent problems from arising in the future.
  • Initiate change to continually improve all aspects of service delivery and drive continuous improvement as an important element of service delivery.
  • Identify trends / patterns pertaining to customer requests and needs and filter this information through to the department to continually improve all aspects of service delivery.

Reporting:

  • Report on results for the area, including the compilation of periodical activity, budget compliance and feedback reports.
  • Report to the business and key stakeholders.
  • Ensure ongoing communication to critical stakeholders.

Budget Management:

  • Forecast, plan, develop and review the National Key Account budget, ensuring that it provides the company with return on investment, and obtain approval thereof.
  • Manage and optimise and communicate the budget, expense report, ensuring that all expenditure is in line with the budget and reforecast.
  • Monitor costs and determine initiatives to optimize resources. Ensure cost effectiveness by maximising cost/benefit ratios.
  • Effective budget management.
  • Identify opportunities to generate additional revenue.
  • Base annual budgets on the identification of trends and patterns within the current operations and extrapolate these over the next planning cycle, taking any known changes in new products or services into consideration.

Supervisory / Leadership / Managerial Tasks:

  • Ensure communication and fundamental understanding of strategy elements to all relevant teams and support areas.
  • Define the KPAs and KPIs that will be cascaded within the department, in line with Retail Channel Strategy.
  • Manage National Key Accounts (and Regional, as required) to ensure achievement of set sales targets.
  • Recruit, develop and retain people with outstanding skills, qualifications and potential.
  • Agree on performance metrics and standards.
  • Evaluate, assess and track performance to ensure that targets are achieved.
  • Understand the need to train and develop staff to be able to use resources optimally and redeploy resources to get the work done.
  • Build and enforce a customer centric approach.
  • Build employee relations and collaborative teamwork.
  • Manage Employment Equity and diversity.
  • Coach and guide subordinates.
  • Build professionalism, loyalty and commitment to the organization.
  • Communicate actively to effectively resolve any potential conflicts that may arise.
  • Display insight into leadership style and how it impacts on performance positively and negatively.
  • Have the self insight and flexibility to adapt to different situations.
  • Live the organisation’s brand – change and influence employees behaviour.
  • Ensure collaboration and alignment amongst others, with Channel Development, National Sales and Operations, and Retail Demand Planning.
  • Initiate and participate in projects as required.
  • Monitor and Coordinate the OPEX and budget for the assigned portfolio.

Creativities:

  • Optimise and maintain the validity of PPP’s within the context of the national framework.
  • Ensure the achievement of agreed sales targets through innovative promotions and incentives.
  • Constantly identify new and better ways of enhancing the customer experiences, setting benchmarks for the required customer experience which will roll out into other areas of the business.
  • Re-engineer processes as appropriate.
  • Apply market insights for specific accounts to add as much value as possible to retail channel and other areas of the business.
  • Ensure proactive research and speedy communication of results and recommendations to the relevant areas to build a competitive advantage.
  • Define and exploit opportunities to improve National Key Account revenues to grow the business further.
  • Implement cost-saving activities.
  • Structure and build key customer insight, and communicate accordingly.
  • Manage business intelligence for key customers to identify trends and risks for the organisation.

 

Title of the Position:

Production Pharmacist

Equity Requirement:

Open to Race - preferably Male

Location:

Midrand

Salary:

Market Related

Core Job Purpose

Supervision of Manufacture and Packaging of Pharmaceutical / Veterinary Products and Forensic duties.

Minimum Requirements:

Matric essential. Relevant qualification within the industry. Require at least 2 years manufacturing experience in solids and liquids (solids is a must).

Key Responsibilities:

Planning:

  • Ensure familiarity with daily with daily production plan to:
  • Sequence of products to be manufactured/ packaged.
  • Set up times.
  • Run time.
  • Proposed start and finish time.
  • Attend daily planning meeting and /or feedback daily to Planning.
  • Inform Team Leader, production technicians / process controller of change.

Manufacture:

  • Supervise and counter check weighing of raw materials for pharmaceutical and veterinary products
  • Supervise manufacture of all products in his section of manufacturing dept. ensuring that procedures are adhered to and that the addition of raw materials to product mixes is endorsed.
  • Reconcile batch sheets and monitor yields, efficiencies and utilization, always striving for higher standards, reporting deviations and suggesting plans of action for improvements.

Packaging:

  • Packaging Run – Before Start Up:
  • Ensure that online packaging board reflects accurately the information required re the product online i.e Product, Batch No, Order No, Quantity, Quantity/Hour, Hours/batch and that the daily packaging chart accurately reflects the times achieved.
  • Ensure that when the technician is called to set up the line that all the required signatures on the Packaging Order for component approval have been obtained. (Pharmacist, Team Leader).
  • During Run:
  • Ensure that the packaging components for the next product online are available in the Packaging preparation area and that cartons / labels where applicable have been batched overprinted.
  • Ensure that the team leader is carrying out the online checks as per the procedure.
  • Carry out checks and sign the control chart.
  • Assist Team Leader to find technical assistance if problems occur.
  • Report unscheduled long delays (over 15 minutes) to Packaging Manager as they occur.
  • After:
  • Complete the reconciliation of the Packaging Order accurately – date/time and sign (no scratching out, no tippex).
  • Give completed P.O to Material coordinator.
  • Ensure components for next Product are brought to line after clean up.
  • Furnish a written run profile for each Packaging Order, time Materials, waste, delays and rework.
  • Signing Powers:
  • Sign for lab / carton batch overprint samples.
  • Sign for correctness of Packaging Material.
  • Sign Packaging Reconciliation.
  • Sign for Documentation alteration.

General:

  • Ensure up to date transaction on computer system regarding all aspects of the manufacture.
  • Ensure adherence to GMP principles, MCC and Corporate requirements.
  • Conduct a monthly departmental GMP inspection.
  • Initiate action on observed or potential infringements.
  • Ensure adherence to cleaning and validation procedures and the maintaining of equipment log books.
  • Control timeous checking / calibration of all equipment requiring such control and the maintaining of record.
  • Shall be responsible for the safety of employees in the department, giving active backing to the company’s Health, Safety and Environmental policy.

More Specifically:

  • Fully acquainting employees with the company’s health, safety and environmental policies.
  • Securing compliance with safety and environmental guidelines and procedure.
  • Conducting off self audits as a follow up to hazardous occurrences, environmental impacts, and unsafe acts / conditions and taking preventative measures.
  • Attending health and safety as well as environmental meetings on a regular basis and having regard for health, safety and environmental as a topic, when dealing with operational issues.
  • That individual levels of safety performance be regarded as an important factor when evaluating an employee’s overall performance.
  • Testing and evaluating of working clothes, protective clothing, equipment and means of protection.
  • Assist in updating all procedures pertaining to manufacturing and packaging.
  • Maintain an attendance register and monitor all leave and time keeping and take corrective action if necessary.
  • Assist in updating all procedures pertaining to manufacturing.
  • Maintain an attendance register and monitor all leave and time keeping and take corrective action if necessary.
  • Train and motivate new and existing employees. This includes appraisals, development and discipline.
  • Conduct a monthly departmental meeting.
  • Maintain a good relationship with all other departments and divisions.
  • Assist with Schedule 6 receipts/order when required.
  • Assist in trouble shooting/problem solving.
  • Assist in compiling of monthly reports.
  • Maintain security in manufacturing area by restricting access to certain areas and temper sealing products.
  • Communicate with Manager on a daily basis.
  • Perform any other reasonable task as requested from time to time.

 

 

Title of the Position:

Research Medical Officer

Equity Requirement:

AA/EE

Location:

Hillbrow

Salary:

Market Related

Core purpose of the Job:

To recruit, screen and provide clinical management to participants in clinical trials according to study protocols.

Minimum Requirements:

MBBCh degree or equivalent. Minimum 3 years of which 1 should be in a research environment. Must be registered with Health Professions Council of South Africa (HPCSA). Experience working in a donor funded organization. Post graduate qualification in Public Health / Epidemiology or in the process of obtaining qualification. Experience in Reproductive Health. Experience in writing donor proposals, protocols and scientific journals. Certification in HIV Management and good clinical practice. Working knowledge of Microsoft Office. National and international travel will and overtime may be required from time to time. Required to be contactable at all times. Working in under-resourced and/or unpleasant circumstances. May be required to conduct clinical trial rounds to visit patients if submitted to hospital. Work with patients who are HIV positive, ill and emotional due to the effects of the HIV disease. Confidentiality, tact and discretion must be maintained at all times.

Key Responsibilities:

Clinical management:

  • Clinical assessment, treatment and/or referral of participants who participate in the study
  • Participate in routine assessment of participants in accordance with the protocols
  • Initiate, maintain and strengthen referral systems via direct interaction and assist in the establishment of Memorandums of understanding (MOUs) as required by the study protocol/s
  • Conduct regular liaison with the laboratory regarding the interpretation of diagnostic test results.  It is the responsibility of the clinician to ensure that an appropriate management plan is followed as a result of receiving diagnostic test results
  • Quality control of case report forms with respect to clinical activities
  • Screen and enrol eligible patients in accordance with study protocol and ethical guidelines.
  • Review patient vitals and other study-related results.
  • Treat opportunistic infections diagnosed.
  • Prescribe the appropriate treatment.
  • Report any adverse events and follow-up on patients.
  • Conduct Ward rounds to follow up on patients who have been admitted to the hospital.

Research development:

  • Data collection and storage of data according to GCP and study SOP’s
  • Recruitment and retention according to set accrual targets as required by the sponsors
  • Set up and maintenance of trial documentation required by regulatory authorities ( Ethics)
  • Development and ongoing revision of standard operating procedures compliant with sponsor and unit guidelines
  • Ensure the maintenance of the study essential documents as per the WRHI / study SOP
  • Provide regular clinical support to the clinic staff to ensure that clinical management of participants is of a high quality and complies with HPCSA and WRHI standards
  • Identify research questions in specialist area.
  • Write grant proposals, protocols and ethics applications in order to fund and perform research studies.
  • Implement research studies in conjunction with the research teams.
  • Attend, present and participate in organisational research and academic meetings.

Administration:

  • Produce monthly progress reports which document recruitment and retention activities including study outcomes
  • Proactively resolve protocol queries and missing data with the Research Team.
  • Complete source notes and patient logs.
  • Capture patient data on the Case Report Forms.
  • Attend meetings as required.
  • Engage and meet with sponsors and Monitors as required.

Staff management:

  • Attend to all staffing requirements and administration.
  • Supervise and manage the duties of subordinates to ensure optimal staff utilisation and maintenance of sound labour relations.
  • Perform and facilitate performance development and assessments.
  • Identify substandard performance by team members and take necessary corrective action.
  • Coach and train subordinates and team members to ensure the acquisition of knowledge and skills required by the organisation.
  • Promote harmony, teamwork and sharing of information.

Effective self-management and performance ownership:

  • Take ownership and accountability for tasks and demonstrate effective self management.
  • Follow through to ensure that quality and productivity standards of own work are consistently and accurately maintained.
  • Maintain a positive attitude and respond openly to feedback.
  • Take ownership for driving own career development by participating in ongoing training and development activities such as workshops, forums, conferences etc.
  • Participate and give input in ad hoc projects and initiatives.

 

Title of the Position:

Build Release Engineer

Equity Requirement:

AA/EE

Location:

Durban

Salary:

Market Related

Minimum Requirements:

BSc Computer Science, Electronic Engineering, a B.Comm Business Information Systems (BIS) Degree, or a very high quality Technikon Diploma with a minimum of 3 years experience in a Development environment (fast-paced, agile environment). Experience with Application Lifecycle Management tools (ALM) and with VMWare and virtualization.

Experience with various development & scripting languages:

  • JavaScript, .Net, C#, Python, Powershell

Hands on experience with various operating systems:

  • Linux
  • Windows

Experience with collaboration & development tools:

  • SCM - Git distributed source control, Subversion
  • Build – Team City, Jenkins, Huddson
  • Deploy – Octopus, Ansible, Puppet, Chef, Salt

*The incumbent will need to meet these minimum requirements and may also be expected to write and pass a .net Development test to be considered for the position.

Key Responsibilities:

  • To work within the organisation’s Front End Scrum teams automating and optimizing the organisation’s software build and deployment system.

Develop and maintain in-house solutions:

  • Automate and optimize the organisation’s software build and deployment system, ensuring that they measure and minimize the time from commit to customer.
  • Make sure build and deployment processes are following known best practices, with fellow developers following these practices.
  • Build, extend, and maintain the software release pipeline system, ruthlessly minimizing the feedback loop for developers and release time to for customers.
  • Education of the team on the best use of build, deployment and other tools.
  • Repeatability of the release management process for the development team (scale pipeline to support more customers, systems and developers).
  • Building and maintaining the build and deploy pipeline environment.
  • Coach and train developers on best practices that help them become more efficient.
  • Automating release to manufacturing steps, optimizing for continuous release and deployments to scale.
  • Raise build and deploy infrastructure issues and potential improvements with Build and Deploy Engineering Teams.
  • Liaise with Engineers in other teams on a regular basis on common issues.
  • Performing other software development tasks, such as developing code for internal and external web applications.
  • Working with QA and Dev team to push the envelope on known best practices for automation, always improving them.
  • Exercise technical consistency within the IT environment.
  • Demonstrate culture of individual leadership and development and exhibit progressive attitude to technology and career.

 

Title of the Position:

Business Analyst

Equity Requirement:

AA/EE

Location:

Durban

Salary:

Market Related

Minimum Requirements:

BSc Computer Science or B.Comm Business Information Systems (BIS) with relevant experience pertaining to business analysis and software development. Must display a high level of IT systems and technical awareness, to leverage technology to provide business solutions. Domain knowledge and the ability to communicate in a precise, structured, technical realm. Must understand and work comfortably within various SDLC methodologies.

Key Responsibilities:

  • To identify and analyse required business capabilities (including business processes and system features) and to specify and design IT system solutions to ensure that the organisation's digital platforms effectively and optimally enable business capability requirements.

Effective alignment of IT system functionality to business value drivers:

  • Lead Business user teams to effectively understand where and how business value is created through current and required business capabilities and functionality, in order to determine change requirements for future business processes, information and system requirements.
  • Perform full spectrum business analysis on the organisation’s business & systems requirements in terms of systems, workflow, user interfaces, business rules, data, and databases - for conversion into relevant system specifications.
  • Appropriately design and specify new or enhanced system development to provide effective IT solutions.
  • Collaborate with developers and DBA’s to determine and specify the best fit solution in line with current technology and architecture best practices.
  • Be creative and pro-active: ask “why”, think laterally, and understand the need and problem before the designing a solution.
  • Apply a relentless focus on value, and put forward alternate solutions to business needs.
  • Communicate clearly and accurately in written and presented specifications.
  • Form solid relationships with key business stakeholders.
  • Generate design documents of high quality; understandable by testing and development team, as well as usable throughout the SDLC process to completion of the deployment.

 

Title of the Position:

Financial Controller

Equity Requirement:

AA/EE

Location:

Durban

Salary:

Market Related

Minimum Requirements:

Matric plus B Comm Accounting Degree or equivalent with 3 to 5 years finance related experience in a finance department at Accountant level. Must be able to communicate with all levels of internal and external contacts (excellent telephone and email etiquette). Must be computer literate, specifically with MS Office Excel, Word and Outlook; Dynamics Great Plains an added advantage. Must be able to implement systems and ensure that these are followed.

Key Responsibilities:

Month End:

  • Extracting monthly fee reports from HALO.
  • Preparation of month end accounts to Balance Sheet for various SPV entities within strict deadlines.
  • Reconciliation of balance sheet and control accounts.
  • Processing and reconciliation of recoverable bad debts and properties in possession.
  • Raise VAT invoices for intercompany transactions.
  • Completion and submission of VAT returns to SARS. Preparation and submission of annual and provisional Tax returns for various SPV entities

Daily / Ongoing:

  • Reconcile control accounts and ensure reconciling items are followed up and corrected on an ongoing basis.
  • Process and reconcile bank and investment accounts on an ongoing basis.
  • Liaise with IT, Standard Bank and the organisation regarding daily queries.
  • Liaise with Loss Control and Litigation for recoverable bad debt and PIP queries.
  • Assist with interim and year -end audit queries.
  • Filing.

 

Title of the Position:

Helpdesk Specialist

Equity Requirement:

AA/EE

Location:

Durban

Salary:

Market Related

Minimum Requirements:

Matric is essential and a Call Centre Certificate / Diploma is preferred. 1 year experience in a home loan, customer service and call centre environment. Microsoft Office - Excel, Word skills.

Key Responsibilities:

  • To provide full support and amazing service to existing clients, either via the telephone, email, post or fax.
  • Ensure client satisfaction and retention.
  • Conducting the relevant security checks prior to releasing client information.
  • Ensuring first call / query resolution.
  • Responding to all incoming telephonic /email / faxed queries and ancillary product enquiries / queries from our existing clients.
  • Assisting our clients with all their further lending enquiries and requests ensuring all options are discussed and clearly explained.
  • Identify and pass sales leads to Customer Contact Centre (CCC) administration.
  • Provide feedback to our clients on all outstanding queries.
  • Record all interactions in Halo.
  • Support all web related queries.
  • Remain up to date with products and third party products.
  • Ensure that the amazing service principles are adhered to at all times.

 

Title of the Position:

Property Finance Consultants x 9

Equity Requirement:

AA/EE

Location:

East Rand, Fourways, Witbank, Cape Town

Salary:

Market Related

Minimum Requirements:

Matric essential. Minimum 2 years proven track record in sales (sales leagues / rankings, records and achievements). Must have operated in an environment that requires proactive prospecting (a hunter). Must have worked in a pressurised sales environment. Exceptionally strong admin skill set. Preferred: 3 years sales experience, preferably in a home loans environment.

Key Responsibilities:

  • To actively prospect potential home loan clients, then by using the appropriate needs analysis based sales techniques, either switches them from other financial institutions or to offer them a new home finance package that is tailor made and accompanied by amazing service.

Alignment to business driver / strategy:

  • To ensure that roll up branch, regional and national targets are achieved and hence contribute to maximising company profits and shareholder value.

Source potential clients:

  • Using proactive prospecting methods: Create a strong network of potential clients through ongoing partnering and relationship building; information mining; conducting corporate presentations, outbound calls, social activities, etc.
  • Using measurable reactive methods:
  • SAPTG letters, (2) flyers, (3) faxmark marketing initiatives, (4) call duties, (5) Referral campaigns, etc.

Identify needs:

  • Identify the primary financial and emotional needs of the potential client by asking open ended questions and then actively listening to their responses.
  • Pre-qualify the potential client through understanding their background situation and linking it to the credit matrix.
  • Identify the financial problems / challenges faced by the potential client and the impact it is having on them.
  • Should potential client not qualify, keep their details for possible future follow-up.

Match relevant product package to relevant need:

  • Using outstanding product knowledge, present the features and benefits of a product package to the potential client in such a way that it meets their need and solves their problems.
  • Explain to the potential client the procedure taken to process their application.
  • Apply the correct credit criteria when assessing the file.

Explain the LOA and close the deal:

  • Explain all the important figures, conditions and terminology in the LOA.
  • Close the deal by first summarising the benefits of the relevant product package as it relates to the identified need, then asking for the business.

Maintain customer contact and follow-up:

  • Update the client on every step of the process after the deal is concluded.
  • Explain answers to questions from clients accurately and clearly.
  • Keep in contact with the client even after LOA has been signed.
  • On signing LOA, get referrals from client.

Applications capture and file construction:

  • Application completed and captured.
  • Supporting documents acquired.
  • File packaged for Branch Admin.

 

Title of the Position:

Senior.Net Developer

Equity Requirement:

AA/EE

Location:

Durban

Salary:

Market Related

Minimum Requirements:

BSc Computer Science, Electronic Engineering, a B.Comm Business Information Systems (BIS) Degree, or a very high quality Technikon Diploma with a minimum of 10 years experience in .Net Software Development using C#, ASP.net. Must have thorough knowledge of and experience in MS SQL and experience in web application interface development using ajax, Jscript, ASP.Net MVC. Should be comfortable using SOLID object oriented principals on a daily basis and have experience using Object Relational Mappers (ORM) and IOC containers. Test Driven Development (TDD)/BDD experience is essential as well as knowledge of architectural considerations and best practices.

Key Responsibilities:

  • The incumbent will work within the Front End Scrum teams developing, maintaining and supporting existing .net enterprise applications and frameworks.

Develop and maintain in-house solutions:

  • Develop and maintain in-house solutions using C# code, ASP.net.
  • Develop systems within the organisation’s domain model architecture on the .net platform.
  • Write code within the organisation’s prescribed technologies and environments, and to comply with coding best practices.
  • Code to meet the high level of expertise and experience required of this role.
  • Comply with the organisation’s IT selected technologies and development environments, development and management methodologies.
  • Learn and develop within the organisation’s architecture.
  • Investigate and report on new technologies as and when needed.
  • Implement systems enhancements to meet business needs.
  • Implement solutions from specifications determined by the Business Analyst Team.
  • Correct system bugs / errors on existing systems.
  • Adhere to project plans.
  • Strive to meet task deadlines as per project plans.
  • Adhere to project management task prioritizations and allocations.
  • Exercise technical consistency within the IT environment.
  • Liaise with business as and when required.
  • Demonstrate culture of individual leadership and development and exhibit progressive attitude to technology and career.

Technical Knowledge: Expansion and Growth:

  • Participate in internal developer forums, discussion groups, and specification and design sessions.
  • Perform technical investigations as and when needed.
  • Investigate and report on new technologies and solutions as and when needed.
  • Assist IT development team members with technical learning and development within the organisation’s architecture.

 

Title of the Position:

Technical Lead.Net Developer

Equity Requirement:

AA/EE

Location:

Durban

Salary:

Market Related

Minimum Requirements:

BSc Computer Science, Electronic Engineering, a B.Comm Business Information Systems (BIS) Degree, or a very high quality Technikon Diploma with a minimum of 5 years experience in .Net Software Development using C#, ASP.net. Must have thorough knowledge of and experience in MS SQL and experience in web application interface development using ajax, Jscript, ASP.Net MVC. Should be comfortable using SOLID object oriented principals on a daily basis and have experience using Object Relational Mappers (ORM) and IOC containers. Test Driven Development (TDD)/BDD experience is essential as well as knowledge of architectural considerations and best practices.

Key Responsibilities:

  • To develop, maintain and support IT systems for the organisation, and to assist IT development team members with technical learning and development within the organisation’s architecture.

Develop and maintain in-house solutions:

  • Develop and maintain in-house solutions using C# code, ASP.net.
  • Develop systems within the organisation’s domain model architecture on the .net platform.
  • Write code within the organisation’s prescribed technologies and environments, and to comply with coding best practices.
  • Code to meet the high level of expertise and experience required of this role.
  • Comply with the organisation’s IT selected technologies and development environments, development and management methodologies.
  • Learn and develop within the organisation’s architecture.
  • Investigate and report on new technologies as and when needed.
  • Implement systems enhancements to meet business needs.
  • Implement solutions from specifications determined by the Business Analyst Team.
  • Correct system bugs / errors on existing systems.
  • Adhere to project plans.
  • Strive to meet task deadlines as per project plans.
  • Adhere to project management task prioritizations and allocations.
  • Exercise technical consistency within the IT environment.
  • Liaise with business as and when required.
  • Demonstrate culture of individual leadership and development and exhibit progressive attitude to technology and career

Technical Knowledge: Expansion and Growth:

  • Participate in internal developer forums, discussion groups, and specification and design sessions.
  • Perform technical investigations as and when needed.
  • Investigate and report on new technologies and solutions as and when needed.
  • Assist IT development team members with technical learning and development within the organisation’s architecture.

 

Title of the Position:

Materials Manager

Equity Requirement:

AA/EE

Location:

Midrand

Salary:

Market Related

Core Job Purpose

Responsible for planning, leading and controlling the materials management process including Planning, Purchasing and Warehouse.

Attributes:

  • Results driven.
  • Good analytical problem solving ability.
  • Must have a high degree of customer orientation.
  • Highly collaborative individual who is easily adaptable and resilient.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Hands-on and involved, with an ability to understand the bigger picture as well as the detail.
  • Strong people management skills.

Minimum Requirements:

Matric. Certification in Production and Inventory Management. 5 years Inventory control, Production Planning, Purchasing, Supply chain experience. 5 years’ experience in a managerial position preferably in a Pharmaceutical sector. SAP knowledge. Working knowledge and understanding of ERP system.

Key Responsibilities:

Customer Focus:

  • Measure and provide client service to agreed levels with clients.
  • Ensure Planning department provides maximum customer service (internal & external).

Customer complaints:

  • Perform and/ or assist in the performance of failure investigations and customer complaints within the allocated timeline.
  • Manage the implementation of the corrective and preventative actions.

Expense Management and Budgets:

  • Assist in the preparation of expense and Capital Budget and manage department expenses within budget.

Production and Packaging Processes:

  • Updating of SAP with new Production / Sales forecasts from internal and 3rd parties and generates MPS where applicable.
  • Monthly checks and communication on long term capacity requirements.

Warehouse and Inventory Management:

  • Responsible for the inventory in the organisation and ensure that the necessary cycle counts are completed and deviations reported on.

Audits:

  • Take corrective measures in respect of deficiencies with regard to inspection reports of auditors.

Control of Standard Operating procedures:

  • Ensure that SOP’s are evaluated continuously and reflect actual practices.

GMP:

  • Ensure that GMP is practiced according to MCC and third party requirements.

 

Title of the Position:

Production Planning Coordinator

Equity Requirement:

AA/EE

Location:

Midrand

Salary:

Market Related

Core Job Purpose

Responsible for daily planning by maintaining the PC schedule and updating the Factory Plan to ensure that the Master Production Schedule and capacity plan is achieved.

Attributes:

  • Ability to work under pressure.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Team player.
  • Customer service oriented and articulate.
  • Energetic, driven and eager to learn.
  • Strong communication skills and the ability to think out of the box.
  • Strong administration and organisational skills.
  • Ability to coordinate and prioritize responsibilities.

Minimum Requirements:

Matric. Production and Inventory Control Certification. Computer literate in Ms Office packages (Outlook, Word and Excel). SAP knowledge. 2 years Production Planning, MRP using SAP, JD Edwards, BAAN or similar preferably in a Pharmaceutical Sector.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Controls the feedback / updates of the allocated work centres on the Factory plan.
  • Releases Process order in MRP weekly or on an ad-hoc basis for urgent reschedules.
  • Liaises with Purchasing on an ongoing basis, on forthcoming deliveries.
  • Updates, reconciles PC schedules monthly removing completed process / planned orders and adding new dates and client purchase order numbers.
  • Monitors all planned order backlog order situation, ensuring production schedule is prioritized accordingly.
  • Prepares and issues monthly Back Order status report.
  • Adheres to and support the GMP and EH & S programs in the company.
  • Analyses ECM reports regularly, checking for any flagged materials that are on the PC Schedule as well as the factory Plan.

 

Title of the Position:

Human Resources Officer

Equity Requirement:

AA/EE

Location:

Johannesburg

Salary:

Market Related

Core Purpose Of The Job:

To provide a comprehensive Human Resources service on all core HR functions and processes enabling Line management to achieve business imperatives.

Minimum Requirements:

Human Resources Degree or Diploma. 3 years’ experience in a HR Generalist / Officer role. Computer Literacy and proficient in MS Office. Customer service orientation. Ability to work independently and as part of a multidisciplinary team.

Key Responsibilities:

Industrial Relations:

  • Attend and hold disciplinary enquiries and grievance procedures.
  • Keep minutes of disciplinary enquiries.
  • Provide expert advice on the interpretation of all South African labour legislation to line management.
  • Advise line on appropriate Industrial Relations avenues.
  • Assist in the formulation of the charges.
  • Assist with the counselling sessions and keep record thereof.

Training and Development:

  • Identify and advise employee training needs in collaboration with the HR Manager and GM: HR.

Performance Management:

  • Keep record of all the performance appraisals received.
  • Assist with the queries related to the performance appraisals.
  • Conduct trend analysis with Performance Appraisals.

Human Resources Administration:

  • Conduct the leave audits for the syndicates.
  • Communicate all employee changes to payroll timeously.
  • Ensure effective benefits administration.
  • Assist all the employees to complete the appropriate forms for the personnel files.
  • Ensure that all personnel files are up to date.
  • Ensure that all employees have up to date contracts and Job Profiles.
  • Recruitment and Selection.
  • Assist with general recruitment as and when required.

General:

  • Write job profiles for individual jobs in the organisation.
  • Provide accurate and timely reports to HR management and line management.
  • Conduct exit interviews.
  • Analyse and interpret trends within the organization and submit reports thereof.
  • Present and facilitate the company induction.

 

Title of the Position:

Temp Enterprise Architect – 12 Months Fixed Term Contract

Equity Requirement:

AA/EE

Location:

Bruma

Salary:

Market Related

Core Job Purpose:

Responsible for the overall design, development, installation and test of the components for the infrastructure, development, execution and operations technical architectures (e.g. system software, hardware, LAN, WAN, printing and interface architectures). The Technical Architect has an end-to-end view and is responsible for the overall technical architecture.

Minimum Requirements:

A Bachelors degree in IT or Engineering. Masters qualification an advantage. 5 - 7 years in an Architectural role. Understanding of IT and the application thereof for business benefit is a must.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead the creation or evolution of the enterprise architecture capability.
  • Evangelize the EA concept across IT and the business.
  • Technical architecture & standards development, standards assurance, standards adoption, publication and implementation.
  • Policy definition, adoption and implementation and legislation compliance / assurance.
  • Take the lead in the architectural governance process.
  • Research and benchmarking against leading practice.
  • Compiling business plans and road maps for the various disciplines in ICT.
  • Communicate all aspects of EA effectively.
  • Satisfy and support the short to long term business requirements and objectives.
  • Improve internal capability by coaching and developing the internal staff members.
  • Manage staff in accordance with policies and procedures defined by legislation and policies with the organization.

 

Title of the Position:

Temp Application Architect – 12 Months Fixed Term Contract

Equity Requirement:

AA/EE

Location:

Bruma

Salary:

Market Related

Core Job Purpose:

Responsible for the overall design, development, installation and test of the business application inventory of interfaces and the services oriented architecture, also the governance of Applications across the organization.

Minimum Requirements:

Tertiary Degree / Diploma in IT or Engineering. Recent security certification required. 5 - 7 years in a Technical role.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Participate in the architectural governance process.
  • Be accountable for the governance aspects related to the Security within The Company to ensure the standards are maintained by the organization.
  • Be responsible for the policies related to ICT Security with The Company.
  • Ensure that the architecture meets the minimum performance and availability requirements and is in line with the overall ICT strategy of the company.
  • Manage the dependencies between the various areas of the business and ensure that the various architecture components are aligned.
  • Compile work plans and resource requirements for the Security streams.
  • Develop the overall Security approach.
  • Compile the application and interface standards for the development environment.
  • Ensure that the business requirements are understood and confirm / sign off the business requirements.
  • Manage the relevant tool selection process.
  • Ensure that the architecture meets the minimum performance and availability requirements.

 

Title of the Position:

Temp Security Architect – 12 Months Fixed Term Contract

Equity Requirement:

AA/EE

Location:

Bruma

Salary:

Market Related

Core Job Purpose:

Responsible for the overall design, development, installation and test of the security components of The Company IT infrastructure, also the governance of ICT Security across the organization.

Minimum Requirements:

Tertiary Degree / Diploma in IT or Engineering. Recent security certification required. 5-7 years in Technical role.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Participate in the architectural governance process.
  • Be accountable for the governance aspects related to the Security within The Company to ensure the standards are maintained by the organization.
  • Be responsible for the policies related to ICT Security with The Company.
  • Ensure that the architecture meets the minimum performance and availability requirements and is in line with the overall ICT strategy of The Company.
  • Manage the dependencies between the various areas of the business and ensure that the various architecture components are aligned.
  • Compile work plans and resource requirements for the Security streams.
  • Develop the overall Security approach.
  • Compile the application and interface standards for the development environment.
  • Ensure that the business requirements are understood and confirm / sign off the business requirements.
  • Manage the relevant tool selection process.
  • Ensure that the architecture meets the minimum performance and availability requirements.

 

Title of the Position:

TEMPS! TEMPS! TEMPS!

Equity Requirement:

AA/EE

Location:

Various

Salary:

Negotiable

Minimum Requirements:

Calling all temps with 3-4 years corporate experience. Register your CV now for exciting opportunities at blue chip companies. Matric is essential.

Key Responsibilities:

Huge Demand for Secretarial, reception, debtors, creditors, bookkeeping, payroll and customer service.